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Mrs. Vargas from Sylmar CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy Through the Classroom Store!

Help me give my students items such as toys and candy to put in the class store to help them continue learning more about financial literacy.

  • $167 goal

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My Students

Someone once said, "Let us explore the world and create some wonderful things while you are exploring."

My goal this school year is to give my students lots of opportunities to explore and create wonderful things.

The kids at our school are kindergarten through fifth grade students, and most of these students are English language learners. All of our students are enthusiastic learners who, regardless of the obstacles they may face at home, come to school with a thirst for knowledge and the urge to try and experience new things every day.

My Project

Over the last few years, I have been teaching financial skills to my students. I have a system where my students earn class money for the great work they do throughout the day/week. Every Friday, they are able to spend at our class store or choose to save.

My students are learning skills such as counting coins, calculating change, and saving for higher priced items.

When I first started this program, students wanted to spend every cent they had every week. Now the majority of them are saving. It’s great to see their progress.

I’m asking for support to help me continue this program with more items to fill my store. Having a container with high interest items such as, bracelets, candy, and plush toys in the store will help my students be more willing to earn and save money.

Mrs. Vargas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Aitey 54 Pack Emoji Keychain Mini Plush Pillows, Valentines Gifts Birthday Party Supplies, Party Favors for Kids, Backpack Clips Carnival Prizes • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Sour Punch 6" Wrapped Sour Straw Twists 4.23lb Jar • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Smiley Man Stretchy Toy (Set Of 24) Sensory Gel Toy For Kids And Adults, Stress And Anxiety Relief Fidget Toy For Autism And ADHD, Cute, Colorful Party Favor Toy With Colorful Box [Ages 3] By Pick A T • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Satkago Mochi Squishies Toys, 20 Pcs Mini Mochi Squishys Toys Party Favors for Kids Panda Squishies Kawaii Squishies Cat Stress Reliever Toys • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Party Puzzle Toy,12 Pack Mini Cubes Set Party Favors Cube Puzzle,Original Color 1.18" Puzzle Magic Cube Eco-friendly Safe Material with Vivid Colors,Party Puzzle Game for Boys Girls Kids Toddlers • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Yeonha Toys Bracelets Party,52 Pack Slap Bracelets (26 Design), Slap Bands with Colorful Hearts,Emoji,Peace,Animal Prints Toys Party Favors Birthday School Classroom Prize for Kids Boys Girls Adults • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
20 Pcs Bouncing Bouncy Balls Bulk Set, Assorted Colorful Neon Mixed Pattern Designs for Kids Playtime, Party Favors, Prizes, Birthdays & More, 1.25 Inches • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Moore Art 26 Piece Self Inking Emoji Plastic Stampers with Multi Color Bright Smiley Emoji Ink Stamps, DIY Craft for Children, Party Gifts • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough (15 Count) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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